Canadian Labour Reporter

May 15, 2017

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3 Canadian HR Reporter, a Thomson Reuters business 2017 (previously $0.74 per hour) for all hours worked between 6 p.m. and 3 a.m. Paid holidays: 12 days. Vacations with pay: 1 day per month, maximum 10 days to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 5 years, 4 weeks after 11 years, 5 weeks after 17 years, 6 weeks after 25 years. 1 to 3 weeks may be carried over, maximum 8 employees at same time. Must be used by April 1 of next year, except for 2 March break weeks. Overtime: Time and one- half for all hours worked after regular hours and Saturday or Sunday. Double time for work- ing more than 4 overtime hours Monday to Friday. Double time for working more than 4 over- time hours on Sunday. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Basic: $2,600 com- bined maximum for basic and major restorative per year per person. 50% co-insurance for major, orthodontic. Vision: $275 every 24 months (previously $240). $75 per eye exam (previously $65) every 2 years. Laser vision correction: $500 per lifetime. Weekly indemnity: Employer pays 100% of premiums. 66%, maximum of $750 per week (previously $700 per week). LTD: Employer pays 100% of premiums. 60% monthly earn- ings — less CPP — maximum $3,000 per month. AD&D: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Coverage of $15,000. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums. Coverage 2 times annual earnings. Pension: Employer matches contributions up to $35 per week (previously $34 per week). Effective March 1, 2018: $36 per week. Bereavement leave: 5 days for death of current spouse, child, parents, legal guard- ian. 3 days for death of sister, brother, grandfather, grand- mother, grandchildren, current father-in-law, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, grandfather-in-law, grand- mother-in-law. 1 day for death of aunt, uncle, aunt, uncle of employee's current spouse. 1 additional day for travel more than 300 kilometres away. Seniority – recall rights: 15 months. Call-in pay: Minimum 4 hours' pay at time and one-half. Probationary period: 45 work days in 9 consecutive months. Severance: $2,100 per year (previously $1,800 per year) if plant is permanently closed. Safety shoes: $225 for com- pany- and CSA-approved safety boots. Additional $50 for rub- ber boots. Tool allowance: $200 per year (previously $170 per year). Ef- fective March 1, 2018: $210 per year. Sample rates of hourly pay (current, after 4% increase): Class 1 (bags & cardboard, checking, naturals loader/ packer, naturals cheese handler, process loader/packer, store at- tendant): $23.23 rising 2 steps to $24.16 Class 2 (Baader operator, die maintenance, line 26 line at- tendant, line 12 labeller): $23.41 rising 2 steps to $24.36 Class 3 (batch maker, checking attendant, cheese cutter/slicer operator, chemical handler, grinder attendant, packaging attendant, packing area at- tendant, line 13/14 packing machine operator, line 26 cut- ter/shredder, process wrapper operator, raw-material handler, sanitation attendant, ware- house – Black Diamond, ware- house – distribution centre): $23.68 rising 2 steps to $24.63 Class 4 (blend-prep operator, lab technician, line 12 spread operator, line 25 slice-line oper- ator, line 26 shred operator, line 28 portions operator, sanitation – production line): $24.78 ris- ing 2 steps to $25.79 Class 5 (Line 11 SOS operator, Line 13/14 IWS operator, line 21/22 retail bar operator, line 23 Multivac operator, line 24 flow- wrap operator): $25.02 rising 2 steps to $26.03 Mechanical technologist, elec- trical technologist: $32.45 ris- ing 2 steps to $33.76 Editor's notes: Unifor paid education leave: Employer will pay into fund $5,000 per year for Unifor paid education leave program. MOTOR REPAIRS Continental Electrical Motor Services (Northern) Edmonton (57 electricians) and Construction and Workers Union, CLAC Local 63 Renewal agreement: Effective May 1, 2017, to Oct. 31, 2018. Signed on April 24, 2017. Shift premium: $3 per day when majority of hours worked between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Paid holidays: 11 days. Vacations with pay: 1 day per month to start, 15 days after 15 months, 20 days after 5 years, 25 days after 10 years. 6% pay on each paycheque. Overtime: Time and one-half for all hours worked after 8 hours per day. Time and one- half for all hours worked on Saturday or Sunday. Meal allowance: $25 or warm meal for shifts longer than 12 hours. Medical benefits: Employer contributes $1.71 per hour into CLAC Health and Welfare Trust Fund. Dental: Basic: 100%, maxi- mum $2,000 per person per year. Comprehensive: 50%, maximum $2,000 per person per year. Orthodontic: 50%, maximum $3,000 per person per year. Vision: 50% reimbursement, maximum $350 every 2 years. AD&D: $100,000 coverage. Life insurance: $100,000 cov- erage. Pension: Employer contributes $4 per hour into CLAC Group Retirement Savings Plan. Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in immediate family (spouse, common-law spouse, child (including in-laws), legal dependant, parents, parents- in-law, legal guardian, brother, brother-in-law, sister, sister-in- law, grandparents (including in- laws), grandchildren, including husband or wife of any above. Call-in pay: Time and one- half beginning when employee leaves home, minimum 1 hour pay. When occurring between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., minimum 2 hours' pay. Probationary period: 3 months. Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years. Safety shoes: $150 per year to start. $200 per year for em- ployees who have worked 2,000 hours. Uniforms/clothing: Employer will supply: gloves, hearing pro- tection, shields, goggles, fire- retardant clothing, raingear, particulate masks, breathing apparatus, fall-arrest equip- ment, excluding welding shields and burning goggles. Tool allowance: $0.20 per hour. Mileage: $0.50 per kilometre. Sample rates of hourly pay (current): Suncor Edmonton refinery Electrician, instrument tech: $54.52 Service truck operators Electrician, instrument tech: $55.36 Editor's notes: Subsistence allowance: For employees required to stay away from home overnight, employer will pro- vide one room for every two employees and $50 per day for meals. CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS < from pg. 1

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